Meet the Class

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Abdulla, Nicole

Anderson, Joel

Birthplace: South Salem, Ohio
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Joel grew up on a beef and grain operation and enjoys working on the family farm, hunting, fishing, and playing sports of all sorts.

Joel Anderson

Arnold, Amanda

Birthplace: Naples, FL
Undergrad: University of North Texas
About: Amanda enjoys reading and doing Rally Obedience and Agility with her dogs in her free time. She is interested in Small Animal medicine. Amanda loves all dogs, but has a particular fondness for poodles and cocker spaniels.

Amanda Arnold

Athey, Brandt

Birthplace:North Olmsted, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University, Exercise Physiology
About: Brandt is a competitive cyclist, and enjoys reading in his free time. His favorite books are, "Predictably Irrational," and "Atlas Shrugged."

Brandt Athey

Baker, Sarah

Birthplace: Youngstown, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Sarah was an Ohio State cheerleader in undergrad. She enjoys running in her free time.

Sarah Baker

Baran, Christine

Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Undergrad: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
About: Christy enjoys spending time with herfamily and friends, bass fishing, camping, running, and reading.SheLOVESmusic, her cat Zeus, and cows.

Christine Baran

Beiting, Emily

Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Undergrad: Clemson University
About: Emily enjoys running, traveling, being outside, and spending time with friends, family and her dog Fletcher.

Emily Beiting

Bohrer, Caleb

Birthplace: Hillsboro, Ohio
Undergrad: Ohio State
About: Caleb enjoys farming, being outdoors, watching all kinds of sports, and playing golf. His favorite foods are bacon, steak, and any kind of beef. 

Caleb Bohrer

Bond, Randall

Birthplace: Dover, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Randy enjoys spending his free time outdoors running, snowboarding and partaking in water sports. He also enjoys playing his violin and the steel drums.

Randall Bond

Braun, Allison

Birthplace: Delaware, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Alli enjoys painting, bowling, and going to Blue Jackets games. She has two tuxedo cats named Mittens and Sketch.

Allison Braun

Braun, Mary Elizabeth

Birthplace: West Point, NY
Undergrad: University of Connecticut
About: M.E. has an interest in large animal medicine and surgery. She enjoys taking voice lessons, singing, painting, and spending time with her three brothers. She has a cat named Braille and would like to one day kiss a lion.

Mary Elizabeth Braun

Bush, Susanne

Birthplace: Dayton, OH
Undergrad: Cornell University
About: Susanne is from the Dayton area. She enjoys riding horses, traveling and baking while not studying. 

Susanne Bush

Butch, Lauren

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergrad: Wittenberg University
About: Lauren may have been raised in the city, but she is a country girl at heart. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, staying active, and playing with her two ferrets, Sarge and Wally.

Lauren Butch

Byrne, Megan

Birthplace: Marion, OH
Undergrad: Columbus State/ Ohio State
About: Megan enjoys spending time outside hiking, biking, taking walks with her dog and bible studies.

Megan Byrne

Calice, Chad 

Birthplace:Deland, Florida
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Chad is interested in equine sports medicine. He is an owner/trainer of Standardbred racehorses and a professional bull rider. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, mixed martial arts, and golf.

Chad Calice

Carabetta, David

David Carabetta

Cates, Sarah

Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Undergrad: University of Kentucky
About: Sarah enjoys hiking, tennis, listening to music, and traveling in her free time. When not in school, she is usually spending time with her Wheaten Terrier, Flossy.

Sarah Cates

Chapman, Lauren

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Lauren enjoys outdoor activities and particularly enjoys the company of English Setters.

Lauren Chapman

Chronister, Amy

Birthplace: East Liverpool, Ohio
Undergrad: Franciscan University (Steubenville, OH)
About: Amy enjoys Mission trips to the Amazon jungle in Ecuador, playing guitar, horsebackriding,hunting and helping on the family farm!After vet school,herdream is topractice large animalmedicine, especially in the dairy industry and plan another medical mission trip to the remote Indian tribes in Ecuador!

Amy Chronister

Ciepluch, Michael

Birthplace: Madison, WI
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: In his free time Mike enjoys the outdoors, all sports, and playing the drums and piano with his band. He has a yellow lab named Layla and is looking forward to moving to Colorado after graduating.

Michael Ciepluch

Clark, Christopher

Birthplace: Orange, CA
Undergrad: UC Santa Barbara
About: Chris enjoys cycling, cooking, playing with his pets, and watching movies with his fiancé. He hopes to move back to California and become a small animal surgeon and exotics specialist.

Christopher Clark

Clay, Aimee

Birthplace: Hopedale, OH
Undergrad: Kent State University
About: Aimee enjoys skiing, swimming, and spending time with her family.

Aimee Clay

Cline, Nathan

Nathan Cline

Coppleman, Elizabeth

Birthplace: Alexandria, VA
Undergrad: The University of Florida
About: Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her animals: Horses Simon and Elliot, Dogs Brewski and Lily, and cat Nala. In her spare time she is either at the barn orwatching college football with her friends and family.

Elizabeth Coppleman

Couto, Kristen

Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Kristen enjoys traveling around the world and has been to Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, and Turkey during her past three years in vet school. Her father is a veterinary professor at OSU CVM and her twin brother will start vet school in the fall of 2012. She also enjoys spending time with her dog, Gob (yes, from Arrested Development!).

Kristen Couto

Cox, Nicole

Birthplace: Albany, NY
Undergrad: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
About: Nicole's hobbies include hiking, skiing with her boyfriend and Buckeye Football! She has a strong interest in Exotic and Companion Animal Medicine. She enjoys spending time with her tuxedo cat Apollo and traveling back to the Northeast to visit family including her two ferrets Hermes and Mercury. 

Nicole Cox

Crawford, Sarah

Birthplace: Fairfax, Virginia
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Sarah's guilty food is afoot long chili cheese dog at the fair (or Sonic!). A personal goal of hers is to scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef at least once.

Sarah Crawford

Crowley, Brendan

Birthplace: Nashua, New Hampshire
Undergrad: University of Massachusetts of Amherst
About: Brendan enjoys hiking and sci-fi shows.

Brendan Crowley

Curtis, Abigail

Birthplace: Granville, OH
Undergrad: University of Findlay
About: When not in vet school, Abigail enjoys training dogs, directing a dog camp, and practicing parkour.

Abigail Curtis

Dan, Brittany

Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Undergrad: Ohio State University
About: Brittany enjoys taking her dog to the park, running, waterskiing and cooking. She is interested in small animal surgery and shelter work.

Brittany Dan

Daugherty, Brandon

Birthplace: West Chester, OH
Undergrad: Ohio State University
About: Brandon has an interest in small animal medicine, pocket-pets and radiology. He is owner of a crazy cat, named Audi, and a rambunctious Boston Terrier named Cricket.

Brandon Daugherty

Davis, Daniel

Birthplace: Loveland, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University, Zoology
About: When Dan isn't thinking about veterinary surgery, he enjoys playing beach volleyball and backpacking.

Daniel Davis

Dollo, Vanessa

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
Undergrad: Miami University
About: Vanessa enjoys scrapbooking, travel and photography in her free time. She speaks French and has lived in Canada, Europe and Texas.

Vanessa Dollo

Dougherty, Eric

Birthplace: Navarre, Ohio
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: "In about the same degree as you are helpful, you will be happy." - Karl Reiland

Eric Dougherty

Dwertman, Julie

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee
Undergrad: Belmont University
About: Julie loves spending time with her husband, Jimmy, and their four dogs, Halo (German Shepherd), Copper, Scarlet, and Zeke (Cavalier King Charles Spaniels). She enjoys cycling, playing cards, eating chocolate, and pretty much anycompetitivesport.

Julie Dwertman

Edwards, Courtney

Courtney Edwards

Erickson, Rebecca

Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN
Undergrad: Northwestern University
About: In her free time, Rebecca enjoys belly dancing, hiking, and reading. She is owned by Lena, an Australian shepherd mix, and Dexter, a miniature dachshund.

Rebecca Erickson

Fegenbush, Whitney

Birthplace: Louisville, KY
Undergrad: The Ohio State University, BS in Biology
About: Whitney grew up with horses and is pursuing a career in Equine medicine.

Whitney Fegenbush

Ferris, Erin

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About:Erin loves to bake sweets and hike,although not usually at the same time. She has a pet cat, dog, and corn snake.

Erin Ferris

Fisher, Suhrim

Birthplace: Gimhae, South Korea
Undergrad: Florida State University SEMINOLES!
About: Suhrim has a rambunctious pug mix named Loki and her favorite food is sushi and chicken wings. She loves to spend her afternoon catching up on her shows with her roommates and cooking. She enjoys playing softball and flag football even though she's not very good at them.

Suhrim Fisher

Forshey, Brandon

Birthplace: Wauseon, OH
Undergrad: University of Findlay
About: Brandon enjoys golfing and hiking in his spare time. He likes to eat meatloaf and chocolate chip cookies.

Brandon Forshey

Gangwer, Rebecca

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio
Undergrad: Ohio Wesleyan University
About: Rebecca enjoys singing, theater, traveling, and spending time with her family (including her rabbit, Rupert).

Rebecca Gangwer

Garcia, James

James Garcia

Gaydos, Thomas

Birthplace: Akron, OH
Undergrad: Kent State University
About: TJ enjoys scuba diving, traveling, and good food. He is pursuing a career in poultry medicine and wants to move out of the cold north.

Thomas Gaydos

Gealy, Amy

Amy Gealy

Geist, Gail

Birthplace: Johnstown, OH
Undergrad: Ohio State
About: Beth enjoys reading, cooking, and orange cats. Her favorite food is caffeine.

Gail Geist

Goldstein, Heather

Heather Goldstein

Gray, Erin

Erin Gray

Grindle, Sulani

Sulani Grindle

Grum, David

David Grum

Guimaraes, Ana Kay

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Ana Kay is an avid sports fan, her favorite teams are the Texas Rangers, the Dallas Stars, the Dallas Mavericks and the Buckeyes. She also loves cows.

Ana Kay Guimarães

Gulker, Brittany

Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Undergrad: The University of Findlay
About: Brittany enjoys riding horses and drawing. She has personal and professional interests in greyhounds.

Brittany Gulker

Hanninen, Risa

Birthplace: Utica, PA
Undergrad: Penn State University
About: Risa enjoys creating through the fibers arts, especially crocheting. She also loves to play music, having played the piano and trumpet, and has recently taken up the acoustic guitar.

Risa Hanninen

Heikkila, Sophie

Birthplace: Coral Springs, FL Hometown: Loveland, OH
Undergrad: THE Ohio State University :)
About: Sophie enjoys horseback riding, cooking, gardening, and cheering on the Buckeyes!

Sophie Heikkila

Helbig, Holly

Birthplace: Akron, Ohio
Undergrad: Ohio University
About: Favorite quote: "We can judge the heart of a man by the treatment of animals" -Immannual Kant

Holly Helbig

Hensel, Martha

Martha Hensel

Hernon, Krista

Birthplace: Louisville, KY
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Krista recently visited Disney World for the first time and can't wait to go back. In her spare time she enjoysline dancing, playing or watching sports, andcooking for friends and family.

Krista Hernon

Hicks, Stacy

Stacy Hicks

Hilty, Caroline

Caroline Hilty

Hoen, Emily

Birthplace: Delta, Ohio
Undergrad: University of Toledo, Bioengineering
About: Emily grew up on a fruit and vegetable farm. She is interested in practicing mixed animal medicine (cats, dogs, & cows). When she is not studying, she enjoys swimming, dance, drawing, painting, graphic design, yoga, and spending time with her family.

Emily Hoen

Hurst, Keriann

Birthplace: Olmsted Falls, OH
Undergrad: John Carroll University
About: Keriann's pets include a cat and a tarantula. She swam competitively for most of her life and could eat Chipotle for every meal.

Keriann Hurst

Iwasko, Albert

Albert Iwasko

Jew, Nicholas

Birthplace: Temple, TX
Undergrad: The University of Texas at Austin
About: Nick enjoys fencing and cycling in his free time. His current pets include two ridiculous cats (Foley & Elliot) and two New Caledonian Crested Geckos.

Nicholas Jew

Johnston, Lorna

Lorna Johnston

Joseph, David

David Joseph

Karl, Caitlin

Birthplace: Dover, Ohio
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Caitlin enjoys spending time with her husband, friends, and family. She also enjoys hiking, spending time outdoors, and playing with her dog, two cats, and pygmy goat.

Caitlin Karl

Kenzig, Allison

Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Allison is an avid Buckeyes and Cleveland sports fan. She enjoys playing soccer as often as she can.

Allison Kenzig

Kim, Hyunmin

Birthplace: New York, NY
Undergrad: Binghamton University
About: Hyunmin enjoys scuba diving, skiing and cars. Vet med is a second career for her and she's glad to have made the switch.

Hyunmin Kim

Lewis, Katharine

Birthplace: Hudson, WI
Undergrad: University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN)
About: Katie enjoys fixing up her house with her husband, who is also a vet student, eating nachos, and playing winter sports, especially ice hockey. She has 2 dogs and a cat and plans on pursuing a career in equine medicine.

Katharine Lewis

Lewis, Kelly

Birthplace: Parma, OH
Undergrad: Wheeling Jesuit University
About: Kelly is a big Cleveland Indians and Browns fan. Her favorite foods are pickles and hot sauce.

Kelly Lewis

Lockard, Leah

Birthplace: Galveston, TX
Undergrad: Texas A&M University
About: Leahanne has one dog, a Welsh corgi named Bean, and two black cats, Vladimir and Beckett. She enjoys cooking and gardening with her fiancé Mike.

Leah Lockard

Lodge, Caroline

Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Undergrad: University of Wisconsin-Madison
About: Caroline enjoys swimming, sailing and spending time with her dog and cats. She aspires to be a mixed animal practitioner.

Caroline Lodge

Lucas, Korrin

Birthplace: Anchorage, AK
Undergrad: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
About:Korrinloves totraveland recently spent time in Africa working withcommunitiesto increase food production and provide veterinary care. In her free time, she enjoys riding her horse, Sleepyand trying to keep her cat, Jack entertained.

Korrin Lucas

Macbride, Katherine

Katherine Macbride

Malarkey, Caitlin

Caitlin Malarkey

Maul, Kristen

Kristen Maul

McCutcheon, Jolie

Birthplace: Buffalo, NY
Undergrad: University of Findlay, Findlay, OH
About: In her spare time Jolie enjoys riding horses and golfing

Jolie McCutcheon

Merick, Michael

Hometown: Wintersville, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Man of Science

Michael Merick

Michels, Brandon

Birthplace: Uhrichsville, Ohio
Undergrad: The College of Wooster
About: Brandon is an avid outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hunting and scuba diving. When not in the clinic, he likes spending time with his family, friends, fiancée Elizabeth and pet boxer Toby.

Brandon Michels

Moesta, Susanne

Birthplace: Luwigshafen, Germany
Undergraduate: Oregon State University, Colby College
About: From growing up in MA, Susie loves the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox. She likes running, skiing, traveling, horseback riding and anything she can do outside with her dog Catcher.

Susanne Moesta

Monto, Thomas

Birthplace: Maumee, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Tom enjoys spending time at his family's lake house in Coldwater, MI, and relaxing with his Dalmatian, Colby.

Thomas Monto

Nau, Melissa

Birthplace: Williamsport, PA
Undergrad: Pennsylvania State University
About: Melissa is interested in wildlife medicine, and plans to pursue a career in rhino reproduction and conservation. In her free time, she enjoys adventuring outdoors with her chocolate lab, Mousse.
Melissa Nau

Newton, Joshua

Joshua Newton

Nicol, Matthew

Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Undergrad: Ohio Northern University
About: In his free time Matt enjoys listening to country music,being a sports fanatic,exercising, and cooking newdishes with his wife! He also occasionally enjoy working on the craft of wood burning.

Matthew Nicol

Oakes, Terry

Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio
Undergrad: University of Findlay
About: Terry is interested in bovine and small animal medicine, and enjoys spending time outdoors with his Doberman, Josie.

Terry Oakes

O'Brien, Maureen

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Maureen enjoys riding her Saddlebred horse and reading in her free time. Her interests in veterinary medicine include pathology and research.

Maureen O'Brien

Onasch, Katherine

Birthplace: Bowling Green, OH
Undergrad: Bowling Green State University
About: Outside of vet school, Kate enjoys riding her horse, running, and going to the park with her dog Jake. She has two older sisters and was born and raised in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Katherine Onasch

O'Neill, Courtney

Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio
Undergrad: Bowling Green State University
About: Although she loves her Buckeyes football, she loves her Fighting Irish even more! One day soon she will take her dream vacation of a cruise around Italy and Greece.

Courtney O'Neill

Orban, Mary

Birthplace: Steubenville, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Mary enjoys going for long walks on short roads, playing soccer, scrabble, and doing chemistry experiments with baking. She has 1 dog, a 4 yr old mixed breed from Franklin County Dog Shelter. Mary is originally from eastern Ohio, but has no intention of returning there upon graduation.

Mary Orban

Paterik, Rebecca

Birthplace: Arizona
Undergrad: University of Arizona
About: Becky is from Arizona and misses the 365 days of sunshine in her home state. She currently does not have any pets but is planning to ASAP once she returns home! She loves chocolate and if she could have a second career, she would open up a bakery.

Rebecca Paterik

Pendleton, Adam

Birthplace: Marblehead, Ohio
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
About: Adam enjoys spending time with his friends and family, including his dog Lucy. He also has a passion for shoeing horses and has tried to stay involved with farriers and the farriers association while in vet school.

Adam Pendleton

Penton, Heather

Birthplace: Attleboro, MA
Undergrad: Hiram College
About: Heather moved to Champion, Ohio, when she was eight and currently lives in Grove City with her husband and two small dogs. She enjoys reading, riding her Thoroughbred, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.

Heather Penton

Picking, Shannon

Birthplace: Greeley, Colorado
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
About: Shannon is a big Buckeye football fan and enjoys going to games with her husband and playing at the park with her 2 pugs. She loves to read (preferably on a beach somewhere) and trying new dessert recipes.

Shannon Picking

Piraino, Micha

Micha Piraino

Pozza, Megan

Birthplace: Akron, Ohio
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Megan enjoys reading fiction, Broadway musicals, yoga, and spending time with her two cats and chinchilla in her free time. She also has a penchant for thrifting and learning to cook (although she tends to prefer eating more so than cooking).

Megan Pozza

Preston, Heather

Heather Preston

Price, Drew

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Drew will be going active duty as a veterinarian for the Army Public Health Command upon graduation. She loves traveling around America and hopes to visit all 50 states.

Drew Price

Pufpaff, Kristin

Kristen Pufpaff

Quinter, Katherine

Birthplace: Minster, Ohio
Undergrad: Denison University
About: Katie enjoys playing volleyball, running and spending time with her family and friends. Her hobbies are traveling and photography.

Katherine Quinter

Rampton, Rachel

Birthplace: Louisville, KY
Undergrad: Miami University (Oxford, OH)
About: Rachel enjoys hiking in the mountains, getting some air while water-skiing,and cooking for family and friends. Her favorite food is any kind of dessert that contains chocolate!

Rachel Rampton

Reichley, Stephen

Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Undergrad: University of Findlay
About: Stephen enjoys being active, outdoor activities, traveling and ethnic foods. He is pursuing a career in global aquatic veterinary medicine. He is pictured above with a Sockeye salmon, an endangered species on the Snake River.

Stephen Reichley

Rex, Kathleen

Birthplace: Youngstown, OH
Undergrad: John Carroll University
About: Katie enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with friends and family in her free time. She has a cat named Bella.

Kathleen Rex

Rivera, Pilar

Birthplace: El Paso, TX
Undergrad: The University of Texas
About: Pilar enjoys traveling, playing piano, and enjoying great food & drink with friends and family.

Pilar Rivera

Roberts, Dale

Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Undergrad: OSU undergrad B.S. Zoology
About: Dale enjoys playing guitar and spending time outdoors hiking, running, cycling, and hunting.

Dale Roberts

Rogers, Brittany

Brittany Rogers

Schmid, Greg

Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario
Undergrad: Otterbein University
About: Greg was born and raised on a horse farm and really enjoys competing eventing horses. His other favorite things include skiing, traveling, and chocolate chip cookies.

Greg Schmid

Schmidt, Katherine

Birthplace: Dublin, OH
Undergrad: Ohio State
About: Born and raised in the Columbus area, Katie is a Buckeye through and through. During her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball and softball, as well as spending time with her cat Mr. Kitters (pictured above) and her fiancé Adam.

Katherine Schmidt

Schodorf, Erin

Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Undergrad: Miami University (Oxford, OH)
About: In her spare time, Erin enjoys being outdoors running, hiking, roller blading, or biking. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends whenever possible and reading Harry Potter.

Erin Schodorf

Schwarten, Charles

Birthplace:Willoughby, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About:Charlie loves hiking, camping, and just spending time outdoors every chance he gets. He is currently a second lieutenant in the US Army and plans on pursuing a career in veterinary pathology.

Charles Schwarten

Schwarze, Rebecca

Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Outside of Veterinary Medicine, she enjoys riding and showing horses, running, and reading books.

Rebecca Schwarze

Sherman, Amanda

Birthplace: New York, New York
Undergrad: Brandeis University
About: Amanda is from New Jersey, but is really enjoying her time in Columbus! Since starting veterinary school, she has adopted two dogs who take up the majority of her spare time. However, she also enjoys running and art

Amanda Sherman

Shields, Benjamin

Benjamin Shields

Shroll, Ashley

Birthplace: Bucyrus, Ohio
Undergrad: Wilmington College, Ohio
About: Ashley enjoys spending time with her fiance, friends and family. She also enjoys spending time with her 6 dogs, Winston, Puggles, Monster, Emmie, Piglet, Preston and her 2 foster dogs.

Ashley Shroll

Shull, Elizabeth

Hometown: Sterling, VA
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: In Beth's free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and hiking with her husband and dog.

Elizabeth Shull

Singh, Amber

Birthplace: Beckley, WV
Undergrad: Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
About: Amber plans on working in the field of public health after graduation.

Amber Singh

Smith, Whitney

Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN
Undergrad: Trinity College (Hartford, CT)
About: Whitney enjoys riding horses and spending time with her nieces and nephews. After graduation, she plans to focus on care and maintenance of the sport horse.

Whitney Smith

Sweet, Amy

Birthplace: Mantua, Ohio
Undergrad: Kent State University
About: Amy is from a small town in Northern Ohio. She enjoys going camping and fishing with family and friends in her free time. Also, she has Max an adorable yellow Labrador Retriever, and a rescued cat named Reggie

Amy Sweet

Tank, Justin

Justin Tank

Vajda, Debra

Birthplace: Broadview Heights, OH
Undergrad: Case Western Reserve University
About: Debra enjoys cooking, boating and watching Browns and Ohio State football. She plans on pursuing a career in zoo and wildlife medicine.

Debra Vajda

Valerius, Sam

Birthplace: Hamilton, OH
Undergrad: Ohio Wesleyan University
About: Sam is an avid chess player and enjoys traveling abroad. He is a dog person, but currently lives with 2 cats and a guinea pig.

Sam Valerius

Van Scoy, Ashley

Ashley Van Scoy

Vaughan, Jessica

Birthplace: Parma, OH
Undergrad: University of Dayton
About: Jessie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, puzzles/board games, and attempting to bake. She loves Cleveland sports (Go Tribe!) and her two pups.

Jessica Vaughan

Vonderhaar, Laura

Laura Vonderhaar

Wagner, Amanda

Birthplace: Findlay, OH
Undergrad: The University of Findlay
About: Amanda enjoys playing and coaching softball and basketball, reading, and staying involved in 4-H in her free time.

Amanda Wagner

Wasserman, Jacob

Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Undergrad: Xavier University
About: Jacob has two cats and a dog and enjoys playing guitar and basketball in his free time. His favorite food is chips and salsa or anything Mexican.

Jacos Wasserman

Weeman, Matthew

Birthplace: Orrville, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University, College of Food Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
About: In his spare time Matthew enjoys spending time with friends and family, showing and judging dairy cows, volunteering at various 4-H functions, hiking and running.

Matthew Weeman

Werle, Nicholas

Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Undergrad: University of Tennessee
About:Nick is from a small town in southwest Ohio and grew up with three younger brothers and one older sister. During his freetime Nick enjoysrocking with his bandand outdoor activities such as backpacking and kayaking.

Nicholas Werle

Wiles, Melissa

Birthplace: Willard, OH
Undergrad: The University of Findlay
About: Melissa enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and relaxing with her dog, Aksel.

Melissa Wiles

Wiley, Caitlin

Birthplace: Salem, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: Caitlin enjoys running outdoors and working out. In her free time, she likes spending time having fun with friends and family and watching Buckeye sports.

Caitlin Wiley

Woyma, Ann Marie

Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Undergrad: Miami University
About: Ann Marie is the proud wife of an active duty US Naval Officer stationed in Norfolk, VA. She has two cats and a horse. In her free time, Ann Marie enjoys running, ice skating, traveling, and horseback riding.

Ann Marie Woyma

Yanik, Daniel

Birthplace: Worcester, MA
Undergrad: State University of New York College at Oneonta
About: Dan loves to spend time with his wife and animals. His hobby is to learn new musical instruments, and is currently working on the banjo. Dan doesn't exactly have a favorite food, since not many foods have disappointed him, but could name his mom's tuna-noodle casserole as a top choice.

Daniel Yanik

Yant, Kirt

Birthplace: Medina, OH
Undergrad: Spring Hill College Masters: University of Hawaii Manoa
About:Kirtenjoys playingsoccerand tennis withhis free time as well as walking hisminiature dachshund. He has lived in six different countries and speaks Mandarin, Chinese and Spanish

Kirt Yant

Young, Maggie

Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Undergrad: Miami University (Oxford, OH)
About: Maggie is a true Cincinnati girl, who loves her Skyline and Bengals. She is mother to the world's cutest golden retrievers: Oscar and Chloe, and is happily extending her family this August when she marries her high school best friend.

Maggie Young

Young, Rachel

Birthplace: Columbus Grove, OH
Undergrad: Mount Vernon Nazarene University
About: Rachel loves spending time outdoors, riding horses, and hiking in the mountains. She also enjoys playing piano and guitar.

Rachel Young

Zatroch, Kathryn

Birthplace: Pepper Pike, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: In her free time, Katie enjoys traveling and spending time with her four sisters. She also has a great time representing the college as a delegate for the Student American Veterinary Medical Association and Ohio State's Inter-Professional Council.

Kathryn Zatroch

Zientek, Jillian

Birthplace: Maumee, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University
About: In her spare time, Jillian trains & competes in triathlons, a hobby she picked up with her mother. Yoga is her favorite way to combat stress, closely followed by rock climbing, hiking, and dancing around the living room with her roommate.

Jillian Zientek

Zink, Margaret

Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Undergrad: Penn State University
About: Maggie enjoys skiing, traveling and spending time with friends in her free time.

Margaret Zink

Zoldak, Amanda

Birthplace: Alliance, Ohio
Undergrad: Kent State University
About: Amanda is a heavy equipment operator in the Ohio Army National Guard. She spent 13 months in Iraq rebuilding the country's infrastructure. She enjoys going to rodeos to compete in barrel racing with her horses, and spending time with her husband Joe.

Amanda Zoldak